Boston. nd. but ca. 1970s-1980s. 43 leaves. Quarto. Original and carbon typescripts, lightly corrected and occasionally revised in type and manuscript. Secured individually with paperclips (rusty), but very good. Item #WRCLIT77269
A sequence of essays and reviews by Clarissa Lorenz Aiken (d. 16 May 1992), second wife (1930-37) of poet and novelist Conrad Aiken. The typescripts have the appearance of having been prepared by her as an effort toward a collection of her published journalism, and include: "Elizabeth Robins Pennell's Tour Through Life" (16pp, published 1929 in BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT); "The Historical Vista of James Truslow Adams" (11pp., published Dec. 1929, not specified where); "A Painter of Circuses Laura Knight's Life Story is a Varied One" (4pp., published 1/17/34 in THE QUEEN); "The Unique Quality of John Gould Fletcher" (4pp, published June 1934 in the BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT); "My Last Duchess" (5pp., published 3/7/39 in THE NEW YORKER); "Jane Struther Stresses Great Similarities Between Britain and U.S." (4pp., published in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR); and "I Married a Poet" (3pp., published anonymously in TOMORROW, 1942). We find no record of book form publication.